Grandview, Indiana

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Grandview, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 37°56′8″N 86°59′5″W / 37.93556°N 86.98472°W / 37.93556; -86.98472Coordinates: 37°56′8″N 86°59′5″W / 37.93556°N 86.98472°W / 37.93556; -86.98472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Spencer
Township Hammond
Area[1]
 • Total 0.96 sq mi (2.49 km2)
 • Land 0.96 sq mi (2.49 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 394 ft (120 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 749
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 741
 • Density 780.2/sq mi (301.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47615
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-28692[5]
GNIS feature ID 449611

Grandview is a town in Hammond Township, Spencer County, Indiana, along the Ohio River.[6] The population was 749 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Grandview was laid out in 1851.[7] The town received its name because of the "grand view" of the Ohio River.[8] A post office has been in operation at Grandview since 1854.[9]

Geography[edit]

Grandview is located at 37°56′8″N 86°59′5″W / 37.93556°N 86.98472°W / 37.93556; -86.98472 (37.935659, -86.984743).[10]

According to the 2010 census, Grandview has a total area of 0.96 square miles (2.49 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 686
1890 694 1.2%
1900 822 18.4%
1910 735 −10.6%
1920 689 −6.3%
1930 588 −14.7%
1940 607 3.2%
1950 664 9.4%
1960 599 −9.8%
1970 696 16.2%
1980 670 −3.7%
1990 761 13.6%
2000 696 −8.5%
2010 749 7.6%
Est. 2015 727 [11] −2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 749 people, 288 households, and 199 families residing in the town. The population density was 780.2 inhabitants per square mile (301.2/km2). There were 314 housing units at an average density of 327.1 per square mile (126.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.1% White, 1.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 288 households of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.9% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the town was 37.3 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 12.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 45.8% male and 54.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 696 people, 266 households, and 194 families residing in the town. The population density was 727.5 people per square mile (279.9/km²). There were 296 housing units at an average density of 309.4 per square mile (119.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.84% White, 1.87% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.43% Asian, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.14% of the population.

There were 266 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,417, and the median income for a family was $42,727. Males had a median income of $29,732 versus $20,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,928. About 9.4% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

  • Bill Peet - American children's book illustrator and a story writer for Disney Studios.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-09. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Grandview, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-09. 
  7. ^ History of Warrick, Spencer, and Perry Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1885. p. 354. 
  8. ^ Hay, Jerry M. (2008). Ohio River Guidebook. Inland Waterways Books. p. 134. ISBN 978-1-60585-217-1. 
  9. ^ "Spencer County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. [permanent dead link]
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.